- Lara, Christian
- (1939, Basse-Terre, Guadeloupe, France - )A great-grandson of an emanicipated slave who created a newspaper and wrote a book on the history of the West Indies, he was a journalist before making his directing debut in 1973.Filmography1973 ◘ Les infidèles1976 ◘ Un Amour de Sable (also co-screenwriter, adapter, co-dialogist; unreleased)◘ Coco la Fleur / USA: Coco the Flower, Candidate◘ Chap' la (La Dérobade) (also screenwriter, adapter, dialogist; shot in 1978)◘ Mamito (also screenwriter, adapter, dialogist)◘ Vivre libre ou mourir (also screenwriter, dialogist)◘ Une Glace avec deux Boules / Superbiester! Nen Freund zum Geburstag (also screenwriter, adapter, dialogist; France / West Germany)◘ Adieu Foulards (also co-screenwriter)1987 ◘ Black1993 ◘ Une Sacrée Chabine / Cette Sacrée Chabine (also screenwriter)2002 ◘ Sucre amer (also screenwriter, adapter, dialogist, producer; France / Canada; shot in 1997)2004 ◘ Cracking Up (also screenwriter)◘ 1802, l'Epopée guadeloupéenne (also screenwriter; shot in 2002)◘ Un Homme à Femmes (also screenwriter, dialogist)
Encyclopedia of French film directors . Philippe Rège. 2011.